My Own Private Idaho (1991)

In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters (River Phoenix) is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor (Keanu Reeves) is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the coast of Italy in a quest to find Mike's estranged mother. Along the way they turn tricks for money and drugs, eventually attracting the attention of a wealthy benefactor and sexual deviant.

Directing:
  • Gus Van Sant

Writing:
  • Gus Van Sant

Stars:
Release Date: 1991-10-17
themoviedb icon 7.0/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 104
  • Budget: $2,500,000
  • Revenue: $6,401,336
Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves
Scott Favor
James Russo
James Russo
Richard Waters
Udo Kier
Udo Kier
Hans
Flea
Flea
Budd
Grace Zabriskie
Grace Zabrisk...
Mother
Chiara Caselli
Chiara Casell...
Carmella
River Phoenix
River Phoenix
Mike Waters
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